Easy, Auto-Pilot Ways to Promote Your Blog

Put your blog promotion on auto-pilot with these “set it once then forget it” promotional strategies.

Submit Your Blog to Blog Directories

Once you’ve requested a listing, you’re done!

http://www.blogcatalog.com
http://www.bloghub.com
http://www.blogarama.com
http://www.blogexplosion.com
http://www.blogflux.com
http://www.blog-search.com
http://www.blogbunch.com
http://www.iblogbusiness.com
http://www.quickblogdirectory.com
http://www.bloglisting.net
http://www.blogrankings.com
http://www.weblogalot.com

Ping When You Post

If you’re using WordPress, it’s probably already set to ping rpc.pingomatic.com Add that to your ping list if it’s not there already. Ping-O-Matic will receive your ping then let lots of other sites know you’ve updated your blog.

If you can’t ping directly from your blog, try Feedburner’s Pingshot service at
http://www.feedburner.com/fb/a/publishers/pingshot

Offer Your Readers an RSS Subscribe

Techno-savvy readers love RSS feeds they can subscribe to.

Your blog may have this built it just waiting for you to link to. You can also sign up with Feedburner or Feedblitz.

http://www.feedburner.com

Home

Be sure to add the code to your blog once you’re setup so readers can subscribe.

Add Social Bookmarking and “Tell a Friend” to Your Posts

Sociable and Share This are two great plugins you can use to easily add social bookmarking and “tell a friend” capability to your blog.

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/sociable/
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/share-this/

Just download, install, setup, and then the plugin of your choice will add the social networking icons to every post on your blog.

Connect to Social Networking

Using social media you can syndicate your blog content to reach your social networks.

If you Twitter, you can tweet your blog posts with TwitterFeed.

http://www.twitterfeed.com

If you’re on Facebook, try the WordPress Facebook App.

Your WordPress Is In My Facebook

These five strategies take a few minutes to setup but once you’ve got them up and running they’ll promote your blog for you. Strategies 2 – 5 will promote your blog every time you post!

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